Army Numerical 29540-30717 - Italy - Album 68 of 110

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    R112, Volume number: 42833, Box number: DND 024--DND 025
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    1 album, ca. 80 b&w photographs (contact sheets) : 80 album pages
    Inventory no.: 42215
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    Scope and content:
    File consists of one album containing 80 pages covering the numerical range 29540-30717, with gaps. Each page of contact sheets shows several Army Numerical series photographs. The photographs are arranged both numerically and (roughly) chronologically and depict Canadian Army operations in Italy during the Second World War. The print album was originally used for DND photo reference purposes and may show censor marks, and other notations.
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    Finding aid:
    Textual records (Electronic) Finding aid 24-513P-ARMY is a photo caption list created by DND relating to photo items 29540-29745; 29757-30716 Note that captions were not provided for all photographs. The finding aid is available as a PDF attached to this record. 24-513P-ARMY (90 90: Open)

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    General Note:
    The prints in this album document Canadian army activities in Italy February 7, 1944 - March 17, 1944. The album documents activities around Osogna and Ortona, Subjects featured include; radio equipment, artillery cannons, ambulance train, armour, anti-aircraft, Canadian Army ski patrol, Canadian Woman's Army Corps, scenes from the Maple Leaf and Spur Club, a ski patrol in mountainous terrain, and the changing of the guard of the Lorne Scots and Seaforth Highlanders. Hospital scenes are also included in the album that shows nurses, wounded, medical equipment, surgery, and ambulances.
    Related material:
    The b&w safety negatives for photographs found in this album (numbers 29540 to 30717) can be found in CANADA. DEPT. OF NATIONAL DEFENCE 1967-052 DND box 025 (29947 to 31492).
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